I love the studs around the deep v-neck. The straps are not only adjustable, but cute!
The fabric feels slightly stiff. The ae website describes it as "60% Cotton, 40% Polyester Jersey." Us tiny girls need to be careful of empire waistlines! A soft flowy dress is nice, but this one was too flowy for me. My body gets lost in it! The waistline prohibits the usage of a belt...in my opinion it would look strange to have a belt with a seam above. Lastly, I am not liking the hemline...I prefer my non-work dresses finger tip length or shorter.
It is evident that...
this dress may work for girls my size if you disagree with my dislikes. However, I do not see this working for anyone smaller than me. This will be returned along with the brocade dress in size o.